Australia's only national radio show focusing on industrial, social and workplace issues. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.
NO to Cashless Debit Card & Gendered Violence
On today's program we have a look at one man's experience of the cashless welfare card and follow with a word with Mich-Elle Meyers National Women's Liaison Officer at the Marine time Union of Australia the MUA about their commitment to stop gendered violence in the work place.
Touch One, Touch All, Or Else (CUPUW!)
We cover the true cost of precarity as is relates to the recent South Australian COVID-19 scare, and speakwith Anastasia from CUPUW (Casualised, Unemployed and Precarious University Workers), about how casual university workers are fighting to save their industry. Get in touch with CUPUW (and RSVP to the picnic(!)) here: https://sites.google.com/view/cupuw/home
Bendigo Dairy workers and Public Housing
Hear from the Bendigo Lactalis picket line and what the Renters and Housing Union think about Victoria's social housing announcement.
Australia Post Workers & International Seafarers
Australian Post workers don't get Cartier watches and international seafarers collateral damage during covid depend on the ITF.
Stories of Australian Communists
I speak to Sam the possum who was present at the Djabwurrung Heritage Protection Embassy when the directions tree was cut down. Take action now to support traditional owners protect remaining sacred trees on their country.We also hear inspiring stories from the newly launched book Comrades! Lives of Australian Communists.
Queer Unionism, Donut Day and the Directions Tree
As the lockdown in so-called Melbourne was declared over the Andrews government destroys sacred Djab Wurrung women's country to save a couple of minutes on the freeway.Later we talk to Ash from the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union about their workers' caucuses and the struggle for queer rights in the workplace.To donate to Skid Row Radio and keep them on the air please follow this link: https://startsomegood.com/radioskidrow2020